List of songs about the Vietnam War

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This is a list of songs concerning, revolving around, or directly referring to the Vietnam War, or to the Vietnam War's after-effects. For a more complete listing see "Vietnam on Record",[1] and the "Vietnam War Song Project".[2]

Revisions and sourced additions are welcome.

Some popular songs of this variety include:

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  • "The Nang, the Front, the Bush and the Shit" by El-P
  • "Near Thái Nguyên Bridge" by Alexander Gusev
  • "Như có Bác Hồ trong ngày vui đại thắng" (If Only Uncle Ho was Here On the Day of Victory) by Phạm Tuyên.
  • "Nối Vòng Tay Lớn" (Joining Hands) by Trinh Cong Son [expresses the author's wish for peace. This song was played on the radio after the communist forces took over Saigon's radio station during the Fall of Saigon.]
  • "No One to Follow" by Anvil
  • "A Nurse in the U.S. Army" by Connie Francis

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  • "Take Good Care" by Tony Mason
  • "Take the Star Out of the Window" by John Prine
  • "Talking Vietnam" by Phil Ochs
  • "Talking Vietnam Potluck Blues" by Tom Paxton
  • "Ta Phải Thấy Mặt Trời" (We Must See the Sun) by Trinh Cong Son
  • "That Black Wall" by Danny Barnes
  • "The Wall" by Tim Murphy
  • "The Wall" by Bruce Springsteen
  • "Theme for an American Hero" by Chip Taylor
  • "There Won't Be Any Snow (Christmas in the Jungle)" by Derrik Roberts
  • "This is Radio Clash" by The Clash
  • "Three-Five-Zero-Zero" from the musical, Hair
  • "Through the Ages" by Bolt Thrower
  • "Tình Ca Người Mất Trí" (Love Song of Someone Who Lost Their Mind) by Trinh Cong Son [about women with lovers who are soldiers]
  • "This Ain't Nothing" by Craig Morgan
  • "This Cowboys Hat" by Lee Kernaghan [talks about his uncle dying in 1969 in Vietnam]
  • "To Susan on the West Coast Waiting" by Donovan
  • "Travelin' Soldier" by Bruce Robison (popularized by the Dixie Chicks)
  • "Trường Sơn Đông - Trường Sơn Tây" by Hoàng Hiệp [from a poem by Phạm Tiến Duật, about PAVN soldiers on the Ho Chi Minh Trail.]

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  1. ^ "Vietnam on Record : An Incomplete Discography". Lasalle.edu. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  2. ^ "Vietnam War Song Project". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?cc=mqr;c=mqr;c=mqrarchive;idno=act2080.0049.406;rgn=main;view=text;xc=1;g=mqrg
  4. ^ "Mick Jagger On The Apocalyptic 'Gimme Shelter'". NPR. 2012-11-16. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  5. ^ "MusicMight :: Artists :: MANOWAR". Rockdetector.com. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  6. ^ "Bluegrass Discography: Viewing full record for Train time". Ibiblio.org. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  7. ^ "George Jones - Wild Irish Rose Tabs, Chords". Cowboylyrics.com. Retrieved 2014-06-25.